Unable to initialize the file in the database. Unsuccessful Sort. Abend SFxx


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CA Datacom CA DATACOM - AD CA CIS CA Common Services for z/OS CA 90s Services CA Database Management Solutions for DB2 for z/OS CA Common Product Services Component CA Common Services CA Datacom/AD CA ecoMeter Server Component FOC CA Easytrieve Report Generator for Common Services CA Infocai Maintenance CA IPC Unicenter CA-JCLCheck Common Component CA Mainframe VM Product Manager CA Chorus Software Manager CA On Demand Portal CA Service Desk Manager - Unified Self Service CA PAM Client for Linux for zSeries CA Mainframe Connector for Linux on System z CA Graphical Management Interface CA Web Administrator for Top Secret CA CA- Xpertware


Customer executing AXNEW01 job to install new 15.0 CA Datacom/AD environment is getting abend SFCE during DBUTLTY LOAD of DBID 02 (Data Dictionary).

Site is using SYNCSORT.


Abend SFCE belongs to SFxx abend where xx is the SVC id number being involved.

Here CE is about SVC 206. Which was not installed correctly or not installed at all.

At Customer site SVC 206 is about SYNCSORT.



z/os 2.1, CA Datacom/AD 15.0


Customer installs (re-installs) SYNCSORT using SVC 206 and DBUTLTY LOAD of DBID 02 ran correctly.

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